From Tuesday, November 14 to Sunday, November 19 2023, the seventh edition of the Super-Sonic Jazz Festival will take place at Paradiso, De Duif and Rush Hour in Amsterdam.
The first names to be announced for this year’s edition:
Tue November 14 at Paradiso · MoTo TroKo
Showcase of the Mokums Together & Trommel Kollektief (MoTo TroKo): a project consisting of musicians from, among others, Gallowstreet, Valvetronic and Brass Rave Unit, which brings together Amsterdam youths from different backgrounds weekly and trains them to become the city’s newest generation of brass musicians.
Wed November 15 at De Duif · Mammal Hands
English trio makes a light-footed and dreamy mix of jazz, electronic music and folk.
Thu November 16 at Rush Hour · Family Instore Session
A freely accessible in-store event in the famous Rush Hour Record Store in the Spuistraat.
Fri November 17 at Paradiso
With Durand Bernarr, Kara Jackson, ROLLERROLL, Sam Gendel, Sungazer and Tallulah Rose. Night program: Enter The Gallowstreet (live) + THE NEW ORIGINALS Soundsystem.
Sat November 18 at Paradiso
With Gaidaa, Kassa Overall, Kokoroko, Theo Croker, Yazmin Lacey and Kuna Maze. Night program: Super-Sonic Jazz Highlife Special with The Cavemen. (live) + Junya & Friends (live) + THE NEW ORIGINALS Soundsystem.
Sun November 19 at Paradiso
With JAEL (live), SMANDEM., The Nest, SUPER-SONIC FAMILY vol. 2 (live) and RADIO HOP.
Super-Sonic Jazz Festival
The annual Super-Sonic Jazz festival revolves around innovative jazz on the cutting edge of R&B, hip-hop, soul, funk and electronic music. The festival first took place in 2017, and well-known names such as Thundercat, Sons of Kemet, Steve Lacy, Domi and JD Beck, Yussef Dayes, Robert Glasper, Moses Sumney and Hiatus Kaiyote have graced the bill ever since.
Despite corona, the festival had a successful edition in 2020 and 2021. In November 2022, more than 5,000 visitors gathered over five days in Paradiso and unique concert venues such as De Duif and the Rush Hour record store.
Super-Sonic Jazz focuses on young adults and stimulating up-and-coming local talent. On the Sunday of the festival, the programme only exists of local artists.
The compilation album ‘SUPER-SONIC FAMILY vol. 2’ is set for release on Super-Sonic Jazz Records this November. The record is a cross-section of the contemporary jazz scene in the Netherlands. Some artists included on the album will play the festival on Sunday.
Day tickets are available from €6.50, and passe-partout tickets are for sale from €79 (both incl. service costs, excl. Paradiso membership) via the ticket shop of Paradiso and Super-Sonic Jazz.
Ticket sales will start on Friday July 7 at 10:00 AM via the button below.